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Leverage Your Skill With Numbers
The finance industry needs people who have deep mathematical modeling skills and computational expertise. With the help of our #3-ranked MFE program*, your quantitative skills can help solve the complex and creative challenges of today’s financial markets.

*Ranked #3 in the U.S. by QS World University Rankings: Business Masters Rankings. Additionally, UCLA Anderson was ranked #9 in the U.S. News & World Report Specialty Rankings for Finance.  

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Participation in Summer Internships/Fieldwork
Employment Rate Class of 2020 (6 Months Post Graduation)
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Expand your career readiness through these exclusive offerings:

Leading-edge elective courses, including classes focused on cryptocurrency, data analytics and machine learning
The Applied Finance Project, a course where students solve a problem for a company or organization with faculty advisors’ guidance
The Master of Financial Engineering Advisory Board, an esteemed group of industry leaders who help steer the program’s curriculum, guest lecture for courses and support career services’ efforts.
Events, programs and competitions in collaboration with UCLA Anderson’s Fink Center for Finance, a highly regarded organization in the field.
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Your MFE Experience
Our location in Los Angeles, an extraordinary international crossroads, is among the world’s most vibrant and exciting geographic areas, offering unparalleled access to commercial and financial opportunity, as well as virtually limitless cultural and recreational options.

Learn From Renowned Finance Thought Leaders

Our trailblazing faculty are respected professors and researchers, as well as revered leaders in the world of finance. They will teach you in a curriculum that merges quantitative finance theories with up-to-the-minute business practices, you can more effectively apply what you learn. Outside of our curriculum, our Financial Institutions Seminar brings industry leaders to you, giving you a window into the trends and dynamics that drive their businesses.

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Showcase Your Knowledge

Beyond the classroom, UCLA Anderson MFE students apply their knowledge to real-world settings through a summer internship and our Applied Finance Project (AFP). The hands-on AFP pairs student teams with real client projects, providing valuable exposure to potential employers and broadening their professional networks.

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Business School Advantage

UCLA Anderson offers exceptional academic preparation, a cooperative and congenial student culture, and access to a thriving business community, as well as support services for scholastic and career advancement. Our MFE program affords a dynamic curriculum that combines theory, analytical skills and current business practice. UCLA Anderson MFEs join one of the world’s largest and most renowned alumni networks, with more than 36,000 members in over 100 countries.

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Getting Started
You’re invited to attend our information sessions via webinar on campus or in cities we visit. You may also schedule a graduate campus tour of UCLA or arrange an MFE class visit. Our admissions team is looking forward to connecting with you. Our admissions ambassadors are also happy to answer your questions.

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Application Deadlines

The application for the entering Class of 2023, which will begin in the fall quarter of 2022, is now LIVE. Apply now!

The application period is divided into three rounds/deadlines:

Application Deadline
December 31, 2021
Tentative decision release date March 1, 2022
Application Deadline
March 1, 2022
Tentative decision release date April 30, 2022
Application Deadline
April 30, 2022
Tentative decision release date May 31, 2022